How do you start a old John Deere lawn mower?

How do I start my old John Deere riding mower?

If the John Deere lawn tractor engine is warm, pull out the choke halfway. Hold the brake pedal down. Move the throttle lever to the “Start” position. Turn the key to start the lawn tractor.

How do I get my old lawn mower to run?

To get the mower started, you may have to change the gas and clean or change the plug.

  1. Check the oil before you start a four-cycle mower that has been sitting for a long time. …
  2. Prime the engine by pushing the priming bulb three times. …
  3. Give the spark plug wire a little tug to see if it’s loose.

Why is my lawn mower turning over but not starting?

The most common reason for a riding mower cranking over but not starting, is bad gas, but other possible reasons include: Gas Valve Off. No Gas. Choke Fault.

Why does my lawn mower only run for a few seconds then dies?

If your lawn mower starts, runs briefly, then dies these are the four most common reasons that’s happening: Dirty carburetor / clogged carburetor bowl. Old gasoline that has gone bad. Dirty or defective spark plugs.

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How do I put fuel stabilizer in my lawn mower?

Adding it to stale gasoline more than 30 days old will not “re-freshen” the gas. To get the benefits of fuel stabilizer, fill your mower’s gas tank with the stabilizer-gas mixture, and then run the engine five to 10 minutes to circulate it through the fuel system.

How do you reverse a John Deere lawn mower?

How to Go Into Reverse on a John Deere LA115

  1. Come to a complete stop.
  2. Locate the RIO button on the controls area beneath the steering wheel.
  3. Press in on the RIO button and hold it down. …
  4. Release the RIO button and drive the mower in reverse.

What is the difference between a John Deere 4010 and 4020?

4020 engines are bigger. 4020 has a better PTO speed change. The 4010, both front and rear PTO are the same speed as selected by the bolt on stub (which if it comes loose can cause a lot of damage). The 4020 the front PTO always runs 1000 rpm and the spline insert changes only the rear PTO speed.

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